New Orleans Festivals 2023
Welcome to the vibrant city of New Orleans, where culture comes alive through its sensational festivals. As the seasons of Fall and Winter are quickly approaching, the city is gearing up to host an array of unforgettable events that will leave you in awe. From incredible music and mouth-watering cuisine to bright, colorful parades and holiday celebrations – there’s something for everyone in the Big Easy. So, grab your dancing shoes and get ready to experience the thrill and excitement of New Orleans. Let the festivities begin!
Beignet Festival (September 23, 2023)
Mark your calendars for a delightful day in New Orleans as Beignet Fest returns on September 23rd from 10AM to 6PM at City Park. This premier fall festival pays homage to the city’s beloved treat, the beignet – a delectable, powdered sugar-dusted square donut. Sample a diverse array of beignet creations, from savory crabmeat and bacon cheddar options to sweet praline-stuffed and goat cheese varieties.
While savoring these treats, enjoy live local music, explore the Kids Village, peruse the Artist Market, and indulge in PJ’s Coffee at the Coffee Café. Join in the celebration of New Orleans’ culture while supporting the Beignet Fest Foundation’s noble mission to enhance the lives of children with developmental delays and disabilities.
Top Taco Festival (October 26, 2023)
Indulge in a fiesta of flavors at the Top Taco Festival in Lafreniere Park on 300 Downs Blvd. General Admission tickets are $85, and VIP tickets are $135, offering exclusive perks. Sample unlimited taco and tequila tastings from New Orleans’ finest restaurants, taquerias, and bars competing for the title of Top Taco Champion.
Enjoy three stages of live music, lucha libre, a mezcal tent, and the Casamigos Costume Contest. This year brings new and exciting art and entertainment, including a BBQ demonstration and taco competition on the islands in the VIP area, curated by World-BBQ Champion James Cruse and emceed by popular Mississippi restaurateur Brad Orrison of The Shed. This year’s Top Taco Festival is sure to be one for the books!
Luna Fête (December 7 - 10, 2023)
Experience the magic of LUNA Fête from December 7th to 10th as it illuminates New Orleans with mesmerizing light and video mapping technology. This free and public festival blends historic architecture with contemporary art, creating awe-inspiring outdoor light installations across the city.
Witness the nightly projections from 6 pm to 10 pm at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Pedestrian Park, where the Hall D facade comes alive with a 15-minute projection celebrating the transformative power of costumes, presented by the internationally acclaimed DECIDE KIT creative studio from Thailand. Don’t miss this extraordinary fusion of art and architecture!
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